By Dan Adkins
staff and administrators are invited to take advantage
of this seminar, designed to increase understanding
of how to use technology to enhance teaching and learning.
For more information, call 257-3609.
26, 2001 (Lexington, Ky.) -- Steven
W. Gilbert, president of the Teaching, Learning and
Technology (TLT) Group will lead an all-day session
on Monday, Nov. 5, for UK faculty, staff and administrators
interested in the use of information technology to
support instruction. The University of Kentucky provost,
the senior vice president and chancellor for the UK
Chandler Medical Center, and the vice president for
fiscal affairs and information technology are co-sponsoring
will speak at 8:30 a.m. in the William T. Young Library
auditorium on applying the concepts of a virtual Teaching,
Learning and Technology Center (vTLTC).
a.m., Gilbert will lead a discussion on the scope
of support faculty would like, what they are currently
receiving, and what needs to be improved. The afternoon
session opens at 1:45 p.m. in the Verizon Solutions
Center at the James F. Hardymon Building with a group
meeting of campus instructional technology support
will focus on resources required by support providers,
(e.g., people, hardware, software and budget), to
improve instructional technology support. The TLT
Group is independent nonprofit organization affiliated
with the American Association for Higher Education
(AAHE) dedicated to helping educational institutions
improve teaching and learning.
founding the TLT, Gilbert served as vice president
of EDUCOM where he created the Educational Uses of
Information Technology program and EDUCOM Software
Initiative involving 3,000+ campus and corporate volunteer
officials. He holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics
from Princeton University, a master's degree in education
from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and
an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Finance at the
University of Pennsylvania.
is open to the campus community.
information contact the office of the Vice President
for Fiscal Affairs and Information Technology at 257-3609.